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The North Scott volleyball team kicked off of its MAC campaign with a thriller against Clinton in The Pit on Aug. 21. NSP photos by Scott Campbell more
More than 2,000 North Scott area residents formed a line on the rec trail from Eldridge to Long Grove for a “Night Out” observation on Tuesday, Aug. 7. more
When first baseman Eric Dobbe squeezed the throw from shortstop Cayle Webster for the last out in the Lancers' regional championship game last Wednesday to send them to State, it added one more achievement in what has been a remarkable year for North Scott athletics: Five MAC Conference championships, and state tournament appearances in boys' basketball, wrestling and baseball. Plus a district championship and advancement to the round of eight in football and a MAC championship in girls' basketball. more
She wasn’t the best athlete on the team, the fastest girl on the track or the hottest hitter on the softball diamond. But when it came to work ethic, Sheila (Erps) Gillespie had very few equals. more
It was a cold, cloudy and gray Saturday morning in late October in 1988, but it had a scarlet-and-silver lining as North Scott’s girls’ cross-country team finally had its “Date with Destiny.” more
The North Scott School District and its teachers reached a one-year pay agreement that adds a flat $725 increase for teachers’ educational achievements, but provides no across-the-board percentage wage hike. more
The school’s first-ever state cross-country championship team, one of the first multi-sport girl athletes in school history, and an elite softball player who went on to a stellar career at the University of Iowa are the latest inductees into the North Scott Athletic Hall of Fame. more
March 27, 1968: The North Scott Athletic Boosters began a campaign to gain support for the construction of a track for North Scott High School. High school and junior high track athletes had so far conducted their practices by running around the town of Eldridge on the streets. more
Jan. 5, 1978: Charles Brockman, the newly elected Princeton mayor, was reunited briefly with an old classmate from Davenport High School, when First District Congressman James Leach of Bettendorf swore in the new mayor and council at Princeton. Brockman and Leach, both 35, were members of the last graduating class from Davenport High School in 1957. more
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Nov. 24, 1977: Eldridge Postmaster Dorothy Beck told The North Scott Press that a survey conducted by the postal service showed that Eldridge residents were strongly in favor of house to house mail delivery. A formal request for in-town delivery had been denied in 1975, even though Eldridge had at that time surpassed the population requirement of 2,500 for consideration. more
Nov. 13, 2002: North Scott School District officials and staff along with many area residents prepared for the unveiling of seven new sculptures designed to beautify the schools and foster a love of art in the district’s students. Using $60,000 in RDA grant money, the district had commissioned works of art for all school district building grounds. more
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